You are here: Home » Spring » Cookie Recipes for Spring Cookie Recipes for Spring In Season,Recipes,Spring http://relish.com/articles/cookie-recipes-for-spring/ by Emily ArnoMarch 26, 2012 With picnics, tea parties and garden gatherings officially in full swing, these are the cookies we think are simply dazzling in the springtime. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/15680_lemon_shorties_f.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint “It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want—oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” Mark Twain Mr. Twain, we may have discovered exactly what our spring-fevered hearts ache for—cookies. Not an expected conclusion we know, but with picnics, tea parties and garden gatherings in full swing, we can’t imagine desiring anything more than sweet bites characteristic of the season. Our favorites are those bursting with palpable freshness—light shortbreads, lemon shorties, biscotti and even cookies flavored with garden herbs. Recipes that make you feel strangely lighter and brighter after indulging. —By Emily Arno Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Biscotti with Apricots Hazelnuts and dried apricots, together, in a crunchy Italian cookie. Lemon Slice-and-Bakes A shortbread with a subtle lemon twist, these go perfectly with tea or hot apple cider. Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Shortbread Cookies A tart, crisp cookie from The Good Neighbor Cookbook—ideal for welcoming a new neighbor or gifting to an old friend. Heart-Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Low in calories and fat, these cookies are a perfect snack.